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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 2nd, 2016

Banks

Christopher Matthew Floyd, inf, Maysville
Infant Christopher Matthew Floyd of Maysville  passed away Saturday July 2, 2016. Funeral Service Thursday 12:10 p.m. St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Ward's Funeral ...
Jeffrey J. Jones, 33, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey J. Jones, age 33 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 in Habersham County. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at ...

Habersham

Douglas James Fraser, 86, Demorest
Douglas James Fraser, Demorest, lately of Decatur, Georgia died July 2. He was 86. Douglas was preceded in death by his oldest son, Douglas Fitzdouglas Fraser, who died July 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Rilla Carter, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rilla “Nettie Mae” Carter, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Mrs. Carter was born in Jacks ...

Lumpkin

Herbert Glenn Odom, 88, Dahlonega
Herbert Glenn Odom, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Glenn was born on March 9, 1928 ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.